. >> chief ellerby's proposal still has to be approved. he's here with us tonight. welcome. the fact is you want to move 14 advanced life support vehicles from the night side to the day side, but if i do have a heart attack at 2:00 a.m. and you moved those vehicles, will my wait time be longer, and, b, will i have access to the top of the line equipment? >> you will have access to the top of the line equipment and there's no extended wait time. it will be pretty much the same. we have approximately ten calls per hour during that time. >> how many calls per hour do you have during the daytime. >> anywhere from 20 calls per hour or 19 calls per hour. we know between 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., those are our peak times. >> you're saying twice as many calls come in here per hour at that time of day as overnight. >> absolutely. >> we've got what some has said as the modes utilized ems service in the whole country. the union alleges that you're actually down 100 paramedics, emts. shouldn't you first hire enough people before you start moving folks off the shelf. >> we believe we are full strength.